Exercise & Fitness (Personal Training) Apprenticeship Advanced at East Berkshire College
This apprenticeship programme is designed for those who already work in the health and fitness industry and wish to continue their professional development as well as for those who wish to enter the sector in a supervisory / managerial role.
The framework is also suitable for those wishing to change career after having worked in a different sector, entering this sector changing their hobby into a job.
Different Apprenticeships have different entry requirements.
However the most important requirements are they are:
- In contracted employment and have been for at least three months
- Hold GCSE's or equivalent qualifications in English and Maths
- Display a positive attitude and passion for improving the customer service in your job role
You will be assessed within the college as well in the workplace to ensure all the competencies are met.
Regular review meetings will take place with your assessor and employer to support the achievement of the qualification.
On completion of this programme, apprentices can progress into full time employment in a variety of roles, ranging from Personal Trainer to working alongside a GP doing GP referral.
They can also progress onto a variety of vocational qualifications allowing them to further specialise for example in Ante and Post-natal exercise or dealing with older adults.
Once level 3 qualifications are completed, there is a direct progression route for those interested in becoming specialist instructors for the conditions listed below: Cardiac Falls Stroke Mental Health Back pain Obesity/Diabetes Military rehab
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Berkshire College directly.